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In May 2018, Goodwin and Ramos were both found guilty in Charlottesville Circuit Court of malicious wounding and later sentenced to eight years and six years in prison, respectively.
Though the lawsuit initially was filed in Charlottesville Circuit Court, because the manufacturers are arguing the decision violates their 14th Amendment rights, Platania argued the case should be moved to federal court, a request that was granted recently.
The woman, identified as Jane Doe in the suit, claimed a doctor and other emergency room staff violated her Fourth and 14th Amendment rights by giving her psychoactive and anti-anxiety drugs, forcefully taking a blood sample and then putting her in restraints to insert a catheter into her bladder to take a urine sample.
State police found no evidence of criminal misdeeds during their eight-week investigation, but did note several “noncritical violations” related to medical records keeping.
“I do fear that if the tooth never heals permanently it will be a constant reminder of the trauma I endured,” the survivor told a jury after Legendre was found guilty.
A defamation lawsuit against InfoWars and other far-right blogs will move forward after the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals denied a petitio…
Chan Bryant to serve as Albemarle's next sheriff
Three solidly red districts — the 25th, 58th and 59th — remained Republican despite efforts from rural Democratic challengers who formed a group called Rural Groundgame, to share resources and more effectively campaign.
According to court documents, the commonwealth plans to argue that Jesse Hicks was killed by a bullet to the head and not by a knife or by dismemberment.
As the lights dimmed in the Dome Room, a quiet excitement fell over the attendees as they craned their necks to see a facsimile of the night sky.